TRACK: Wapak sweeps relays

WAYNESFIELD —  The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity track teams swept the Early Bird Relays on Saturday at Waynesfield-Goshen High School.

The boys team scored 124 points to edge the host Tigers, who scored 93 points.

For the girls, Wapak scored 105 points, followed by Bluffton in second with 96.  

W-G finished fourth with 88 points.  Indian Lake was third at 90.

Ridgemont and Perry also competed.

Wapak’s Kevin Kraft long jumped 19-7.25 to lead the Redskins to a win in the long jump relay.

W-G’s Jeron Hennon and James Elliot both cleared 5-4 in the high jump, pacing the Tigers to the win that event.

Joliffe Huber led the way for the Tigers as they swept the throwing relays.

Led by Rebecca Stevens, W-G won both throwing relays.

Morgan Horn paced the Tigers to the pole vault relay win, clearing 10-0.

Wapak and W-G will both return to action at 5 tonight at Harmon Field with a tri-meet that will also include St. Henry.